It shall be lawful for a business engaged in farm produce sales, to order, buy and house for resale, live poultry or poultry hatchlings, within the municipality, in an area of the city designated commercial by the City Zoning Board, after registering with the City Clerk and obtaining a permit which shall be renewed every three years. To obtain a permit the owner/operator must have in his or her possession a state sales tax certificate with tax number. Poultry dealers shall be subject to all regulations of the state, and be open to inspection by state or local animal control warden, Administrator or any law enforcement officer. Poultry dealers shall be given a copy of the Municipal Animal Control Act as codified in this chapter and shall become familiar with this Act and shall advise customers who reside in the municipality that it is unlawful to raise, keep, confine, enclose, pen, harbor or house any poultry within the municipality, except by a licensed poultry dealer. All poultry housed by a poultry dealer must be confined within a building away from other animals or persons and shall be maintained in a sanitary enclosure with proper ventilation, adequate nutrition and provided humane care and treatment. Permits may be revoked for violations of this chapter or any state regulations.
(1986 Code, § 6.12.020) (Ord. 1514, passed - -1999) Penalty, see § 90.999